College Fairs & Visit Opportunities

 

 

 

 

College Fairs & Visit Opportunities

2018-19

 

Sample college visit and college fair opportunities.

For more information, or for additional visit opportunities on a college campus, please check the Office of Admission website at your school of interest.

 

 

Agnes Scott College info session @ Meridian

Thursday, September 27, 8:30-9:00 am

Info session with Admissions Counselor Alexsis Skeen

 

DePaul University info session @ Meridian

Thursday, September 27, 1:00

Info session with Assistant Director of Admissions, Brenda Chavez

 

Boston University info session @ Meridian

Thursday, September 27, 1:50

Info session with Assistant Director of Admissions, Kaylyn Walton

 

 

MIT Information Session

Discover MIT information session for prospective students and their families.

Thursday, September 27, 7:00 

UT Austin Bldg. 137, Commons Learning Center - Big Tex Room

10100 Burnet Road, Austin 78758

for more info, visit mitadmissions.org/visit/travel

 

 

Wake Forest University info session @ Meridian

Thursday, October 4, 2:30

Info session with Admissions Counselor, Mallory Burns.

 

 

NACAC Performing & Visual Arts Fair

Saturday, October 20, 2018, 1pm – 3pm (pre-fair begins at noon)

St. Edward's University - UFCU Alumni Gym, 3001 S. Congress Ave, Austin 78748

The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) is pleased to announce its 2017 Austin Performing & Visual Arts College Fair. This program is an important resource for fine arts students interested in pursuing undergraduate and graduate programs of study in the areas of music, theatre, dance, visual arts, graphic design, film production, and other related disciplines. Students will have the opportunity to speak with representatives from colleges, universities, conservatories, festivals, and other educational institutions with specialized programs in the visual and performing arts. Attendees of these free events will learn about educational opportunities, admission and financial aid, portfolio days, audition and entrance requirements, and much more. Workshops will be offered at selected fairs on general information for parents and students regarding the performing and visual arts. All participants are encouraged to register prior to attending this event. This will make navigating the fair and collecting information from multiple colleges and universities much easier. By registering, students can print a bar coded confirmation to be used on-site at the fair as an electronic ID. Register prior to attending these events at www.nacacnet.org/pva.

 

 

2018 Austin National College Fair

Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Palmer Events Center

Free and open to the public, National College Fairs allow students to meet face-to-face with college admission representatives from a wide range of postsecondary institutions from across the United States.

Register for this free event at www.gotomyncf.com

 

 

Texas IB Schools College Fair

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

(details coming soon.  This fair will be part of the Sophomore College Trip)

 

 

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Previous events this school year 

  

Colleges That Change Lives – ctcl.org

Saturday, August 11, 2018, 7:00 pm

Hilton Austin

500 East 4th Street, Austin 78701

 

The program begins promptly at 7 p.m. with a 30-minute information session, and a college fair begins immediately afterwards, lasting approximately 1.5 hours. This program is offered to the public free of charge. No pre-registration is required.

Colleges anticipated to be in attendance include:

Agnes Scott College • Allegheny College • Antioch College • Austin College • Birmingham-Southern College • Centre College • Clark University • Cornell College • Denison University • Earlham College • Eckerd College • Emory & Henry College • The Evergreen State College • Goucher College • Guilford College • Hampshire College • Hendrix College • Hillsdale College • Hiram College • Hope College • Juniata College • Kalamazoo College • Knox College • Lawrence University • Lynchburg College • Marlboro College • McDaniel College • Millsaps College • New College of Florida • Ohio Wesleyan University • Reed College • Rhodes College • Southwestern University • St. John’s College • Saint Mary’s College of California • St. Olaf College • University of Puget Sound • Ursinus College • Wabash College • Whitman College • Willamette University • Wooster, College of

Complete info may be found online at http://ctcl.org/info-sessions/

 

 

Rice University

Sunday, August 12, 2018, 7:00 pm

Renaissance Austin Hotel

9721 Arboretum Boulevard, Austin 78759

Information session for students and parents to learn about academic programs, student life, admission and financial aid at Rice University.

Please RSVP: http://futureowls.rice.edu/info/Texas.asp

 

 

Washington & Lee University Information Session

Tuesday, August 21, 6:00 pm

Atmosphere Coworking

2400 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin

High school students and their families are invited to this information session presented by an admissions counselor and W & L alumni.

 

 

SMU Preview in Austin

Sunday, August 26, 6:00-8:00 pm

Westlake High School Performing Arts Center

Meet your admission counselor and academic representatives from SMU for exclusive insights on majors, scholarships and campus life.

RSVP:  smu.edu/previews

 

 

Austin College info session @ Meridian

Tuesday, August 28, 1:45

Info session with Admissions Counselor Hank Ewert.

 

 

St. Edward's University info session @ Meridian

Tuesday, September 4, 1:45

Info session with Admissions Counselor Davis Bernay.

 

 

Smith College info session @ Meridian

Thursday, September 20, 11:45 am

Info session with Assistant Director of Admissions, Patricia Allen.

 

 

NOTE:  Thursday, September 20, 6:00 pm

Financial Aid Information Session @ Meridian for Senior Parents!

 

 

4th Annual Central Texas U.S. Service Academy Forum

September 22, 2018, 9:00 am-12 noon

Texas A&M University-Central Texas

Warrior Hall, 1001 Leadership Place, Killeen, TX

Parents and students (9th – 12th grades) are welcome to attend this forum to learn about the Academy nomination process or a career in the military as a commissioned officer for the U.S. Service Academies:

Military Academy, Naval Academy, Air Force Academy, Merchant Marine Academy, and Coast Guard Academy

This event is co-sponsored by Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz, along with Congressmen John Carter, Bill Flores, Michael McCaul, and Roger Williams

Complete information at https://carter.house.gov/service-academy-nominations

 

 

Council of International Schools (CIS) International College and University Fair in Cooperation with IB Americas

September 22, 2018, 10:00 am-12 noon

The Awty International School Performing Arts and Athletic Center

7455 Awty School Lane, Houston 77055

This is a free event designed exclusively for grade 11 and 12 students currently studying in the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program, as well as students in grade 10 who aspire to the IB Diploma Program.  Representatives from over 70 CIS colleges and universities are eager to meet with you! For a list of participating schools, go to https://www.cois.org/page.cfm?p=4143

To register for attendance, visit:  gotocollegefairs.com 

 

 

Tulane University Information Session

Monday, September 24, 7pm – 9pm

Double Tree Suites by Hilton Hotel, 303 W 15th St, Austin, TX 78701

Meet Tulane admission counselors when they come to you! In fall 2018, Tulane is hosting information sessions in cities throughout the country for interested students and their families.

Register here: https://apply.tulane.edu/portal/tulanecomestoyou?id=98076881-f2d0-40bd-b95b-cb1866f55a13

 

 

Emory University

Johns Hopkins University

University of Notre Dame

University of Virginia

Washington University in St. Louis

Group Information Session

Monday, September 24, 7:00-9:00 pm

Kipp Austin Collegiate, 8004 Cameron Rd, Austin 78754

Join admission representatives from each of these universities for a group presentation.  Learn more about academic programs, student life, admission, and financial aid at these institutions.

Registration and details at http://www.thenuwhetour.org/

 

 

RRISD College Fair

Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, 6:30-8:30 pm

Round Rock High School, 1100 & 1200 Bldgs.

201 Deep Wood Drive, Round Rock

Students will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from nearly 200 4-year and 2-year colleges and universities, trade schools and technical programs, in addition to the armed services. Sessions will also be offered regarding financial aid and scholarships.

Registration recommended so students will have a bar code to use with schools of interest instead of filling out information forms at the event.

Register at www.gotocollegefairs.org, click on “Students Register Now”, and choose Central Texas TACRAO.

 

 

Trinity University info session @ Meridian

 Tuesday, September 25, 8:30-9:00 am

Info session with Admissions Counselor Michaela Knipp.

 

 

Christian College Fairs (NACCAP)

Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 6:30-8:30 pm

Hill Country Christian School

12124 Ranch Road 620 North, Austin  78750

List of participating colleges: https://myblueprintstory.com/christian-university-college-fairs?fid=56

 Registration:  https://www.myblueprintbarcode.com/Registration/StateSelect

 

 

Boston University Information Session

Tuesday, September 25, 6:30 Registration/7:00pm Presentation

Hilton Austin, 500 E 4th St, Austin, TX 78701, USA

Boston University will be hosting a reception in Austin for high school juniors and seniors and their families. This event is an opportunity for your students to learn more about BU and the college application process. Please note that all students who plan to attend should RSVP on our website -https://bostonu.secure.force.com/events/targetX_eventsb__events#/esr

 

 

Duke University Information Session

Tuesday, September 25, 7:00 pm

Westlake Community Performing Arts Center, 4100 Westbank Drive, Austin 78746

Discover Duke - Duke admissions officers will present information and answer questions about the university, the admissions process, financial aid, and much more.  Please register online at:  https://admiss.ugrad.duke.edu/portal/discover-duke

 

 

Leander ISD College Fair

Wednesday, September 26,  2018, 6:00-8:00 pm

Vista Ridge High School, 200 Vista Ridge Blvd., Cedar Park

Students will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from nearly 200 4-year and 2-year colleges and universities, trade schools and technical programs, in addition to the armed services. Sessions will also be offered regarding financial aid and scholarships.

Registration recommended so students will have a bar code to use with schools of interest instead of filling out information forms at the event.

Register at www.gotocollegefairs.org, click on “Students Register Now”, and choose Central Texas TACRAO.

More information at https://www.leanderisd.org/cms/one.aspx?pageId=327169